Giaschi-Pacini Files Papers To Run For Mayor

It’s official – Bracebridge councillor Lori-Lynn Giaschi-Pacini has filed her papers to run for Mayor. In a press release, Giaschi-Pacini states the following: “Since 2006, I have been a strong voice for taxpayers of both Bracebridge and Muskoka at both…

Councillor Responds to Town Crier’s Park Damage Complaint

While Annie Williams Park Board Chair Mark Quemby admits the park “took a beating” during this year’s Muskoka Arts and Crafts Summer Show, he says it’s a problem that will be “resolved through the proper channels.” Quemby (left) has responded…

Councillor continues fight against overbuilding in Bracebridge

A report addressing where developers can build on their own lands is due this fall in Bracebridge. Councillor Lori-Lynn-Giaschi-Pacini has requested it out of concern for what she sees as overbuilding throughout the town. Currently if a developer owns an…

Councillor says life expectancy of new $47.5 million Bracebridge arena complex is “awful”

Bracebridge councillor Steve Clement says it’s “awful” that the proposed $47.5 million Bracebridge Arena/Library/Field House will only have a life expectancy of 40-50 years. On Monday, Council looked at a new report that laid out details about the proposal, when…

Parking, Field House concerns raised Re: $47.5 million Bracebridge Arena/Library Complex

Questions are being raised about the plan to bring a new $47.5 million Arena/Library/Field House complex to Bracebridge. Monday morning, councillors at Town hall raised specific concerns about parking space at the proposed site, as well as the types of…

Councillor wants Bracebridge to stop bending over backwards for developers.

A Bracebridge councillor wants the Town to keep to its guidelines and not bend over backwards for developers who may want more. In a critique given at the latest Council meeting, Councillor Lori-Lynn Giaschi-Pacini (below) said that the Town might…

Bracebridge Councillors Voice Disappointment with Chamber Name Change

Bracebridge Council has directed their Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to investigate the Town’s relationship with the Bracebridge Chamber of Commerce, in light of its recent name change to ‘the Muskoka Chamber of Commerce.’ On Wednesday night Deputy Mayor Rick Maloney…

Bracebridge Council To Address Chamber Name Change With New Motion Tonight

A motion will be introduced tonight at Bracebridge Council asking staff to investigate the Bracebridge Chamber’s recent name change to ‘The Muskoka Chamber of Commerce’. “There is a motion that council is going to consider tonight that would essentially ask…

Remaining Rene Caisse Theatre loan set to fall to taxpayers
Councillors have given their blessing to a plan that would ultimately see taxpayers pay for half of the outstanding Rene Caisse Theatre loan over the next 10 years. If approved by council next Wednesday, $39,000 will be earmarked in budgets…
Missing drive-thru garbage containers raising eyebrows in Bracebridge
A pair of Bracebridge councillors are concerned about drive-thru garbage receptacles that have gone missing around town. This week Deputy Mayor Rick Maloney said the Town's Environmental Advisory Committee was surprised to learn Tim Horton's had removed garbage receptacles from…
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